NYU Lutheran Medical Center is a full-service teaching hospital and Level I trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. The medical center is central to a comprehensive network of affiliated ambulatory and outpatient practices, and serves as NYU Langone Medical Center’s anchor for healthcare access, growth, and delivery in the entire borough. Learn more about NYU Lutheran Medical Center.
Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Paramedic.
In this role, the successful candidate will provide pre-hospital emergency medical care at the advanced life support level. Provides transportation to the sick and injured through the NYC 911 system. Demonstrates patient assessment history and care provided on the Ambulance Call Report.
Demonstrates an awareness of and respect for coworker/patients cultural background. Assesses patients ability to communicate in English and assists in the provision of an interpreter as needed
Complies with Controlled substance policies and procedures
Reports to work on time and in uniform with appropriate personal equipment. Swipes in and out in accordance with LMC policy.
Out of service time is minimized and documented on Unit Activity Log with appropriate notifications made.
Complies with scheduling procedures and availability submission.
Maintains ability and credentials to work in NYC 911 system
Participates in Department Hospital and Regional Quality Improvement Programs. Attends Department Meetings and Training Sessions.
Works as a team with partner and other providers on scene and at the hospital to provide highest quality care. Cooperates and maintains a professional relationship with others to facilitate the delivery of care to patients. Cooperates with supervision and others to achieve the goals of the Department
Follows LMC FDNY and NYS DOH guidelines for operations of emergency vehicles. Checks vehicle and equipment at the beginning of each shift replenishing supplies where needed. Completes a checklist noting any deficiencies. Cleans and maintains vehicle and equipment. Restocks and refuels vehicle to maintain NYS DOH part 800 compliance.
Is familiar with contents and complies with policies of the 911 System Provider Guide which was supplied to employee and complies with NYS DOH BEMS Regulations.
Notifies RCC at the beginning of the shift and logs onto the CAD system in a timely fashion. Constantly monitors MDT and radio for assignments and promptly communicates changes in signal status. Maintains professional radio decorum and complies with local guidelines for radio protocol
Complies with uniform policy. Maintains a neat clean professional appearance and wears appropriate identification visible at all times.
Completes an Electronic Pre- Hospital Call Report (E-PCR) including insurance information and assignment of claim signature in accordance with LMC policies for every patient contact. All reports forms and logs are submitted complete accurate legible and neat, prior to the end of shift.
Provides ALS assessment of patient condition and treats in accordance with NYS DOH and Regional Guidelines. Transports patient to appropriate hospital and transfers care to hospital staff communicating patients condition and any treatment rendered.
To qualify, you must have a High School Diploma or G.E.D. Completion of New York State Department of Health approved Paramedic Program required. Six (6) months ambulance experience as a Paramedic. Six (6) months 911 ALS experience preferred. Willingness to devote the time required completing assigned tasks on schedule. Valid Driver License Weapons of Mass Destruction Certificate (WMD) Haz-Mat Awareness Certificate CEVO or EVOC Certificate
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Lutheran Medical Center provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
NYU Lutheran Medical Center is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online. If you wish to view NYU Lutheran Medical Center's EEO policies, please click here. Please click here to view the Federal 'EEO is the law' poster or visit http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfm for more information.
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About NYU Langone Health
NYU Langone Health, a world-class patient-centered integrated academic medical center, is one of the nation's premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals – Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of only five hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; and Hassenfeld Children's Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services across the medical center – plus the NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. The medical center's tri-fold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education and research. For more information, go to www.nyulangone.org.